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Hands on Gardening – A Geranium for Ground Cover

In this week’s Hands on Gardening, Steve Huntzicker tells us about a new kind of geranium that is making its way into gardens for a whole new purpose.  This geranium is a ground cover that is deer resistant, hardy and produces a flower.   View the video at: A Geranium for Ground Cover

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Hands on Gardening – Spring Garden Catalogs

Steve Huntzicker discusses the spring garden catalogs arriving in the mail.  Before you spend your money, look at the research on the item and read the descriptions carefully.   To view this segment, please click: Spring Garden Catalogs.


Safe & Healthy: Allergies to Gluten-Free Ingredient

The FDA expects lupin to become a popular product in the gluten-free arena because of its many health qualities.  It is high in protein and in dietary fiber – which helps lower cholesterol – and is low in fat.  Read the entire article at Allergies to Gluten-Free Ingredient.

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2015 Pesticide Applicator Training

UW-Extension is providing Pesticide Applicator training on February 13 in West Salem, and on February 27 in Bangor. The cost is $30 for the training manual and a light lunch will be provided.  For more information or to register for the program, please read the brochure  on 2015 Pesticide Applicator Training.

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Farm Bill 2014 Updates

Farm Bill 2014 Updates will give you information you need to know.  What are the changes?  What’s new?  Where do I get more information?  To get answers to these questions and more, view the PowerPoint:   Farm Bill 2014 Updates  (.pdf 51 pgs)